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Financial Controller, American Student Transportation Partners, Access Portfolio Company

Company: Access Holdings
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company Background:American Student Transportation Partners ("ASTP") is a premier group of student transportation service providers that is creating an unmatched platform of growth and transformation, while becoming an industry-leading organization. ASTP was established in 2020 by Access Holdings with the singular purpose of partnering with the best-of-breed student transportation operators who are committed to growing their businesses and being leaders within their markets. We are a differentiated, safety-focused organization that offers superior student transportation solutions to school districts, communities, and parents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:The Controller is responsible for the maintenance of our books and records, general ledger accounting, and financial statement reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and other regulatory and advisory organizations and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the industry. In this role you will be responsible for daily monitoring of the treasury functions, general ledger and all subledgers, month-end journal entries, and the month-end close process through and including the financial statement preparation. This position will also assist the CFO with cash management, internal controls, creation and monitoring of performance metrics and tax compliance functions. In addition, this position will lead the annual audit process and will be an integral part of the annual budgeting process. The Controller should be a critical thinker who is strong with accounting systems and processes that will ultimately result in an accurate reporting and forecasting of consolidated financial results.

  • Works with the CFO as a key member of the finance team
    • Directs major accounting and reporting functions
      • Maintains general ledger
        • Prepares and oversees month end journal entries
          • Reconciles and records payroll journal entry
            • Oversees accounts receivable and payable functions
              • Prepares monthly financial statements
                • Hires and trains accounting staff
                  • Evaluates the effectiveness of accounting software and systems
                    • Coordinates and manages the external audit process
                      • Leads the budgeting process
                        • Assists with development of accounting and internal control processes
                          • Assists with tax compliance
                            • Report, reconcile, and forecast various treasury components in 13 Week Cash Forecast
                              • Performs related duties as assigned by the CFO
                                Education, Work Experience Requirements and/or Competencies:
                                • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field; MBA preferred
                                  • CPA preferred but not required
                                    • Minimum 7 years of progressively complex positions
                                      • Prior IB and/or PE experience preferred
                                        • Demonstrated record of FASB ASC 805 Business Combination accounting
                                          • ERP selection and conversion experience
                                            • Big 4 or equivalent audit experience
                                              • Complete knowledge of GAAP compliance
                                                • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
                                                  • Ability to work with and influence peers
                                                    • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
                                                      • Experience with Corporate Finance
                                                        • Strong command of revenue recognition policies
                                                          • Proficiency with utilizing accounting software
                                                            Contact: Please email your resume to Access Recruiting at ()

Keywords: Access Holdings, Philadelphia , Financial Controller, American Student Transportation Partners, Access Portfolio Company, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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